San Francisco parishes host pilgrims to Walk for Life West Coast

Students who travel hundreds of miles to the event need a place to stay

California Catholic Daily Exclusive: On January 21, 2017, tens of thousands of Catholics and members of other faiths will gather in San Francisco at the 13th Annual Walk for Life West Coast. The event is the second largest pro-life event in America, and draws participants from all over the west coast as well as a number of western states. Making the trip to San Francisco … [Read more...]

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David Daleiden to headline at Walk for Life West Coast


January 23 event to host speakers including Latin American & African pro-life stars

From its beginning in 2005, San Francisco’s Walk for Life West Coast has been defined by both its diversity and its youth. The 12th Annual Walk on January 23, 2016 will feature two international stars of the pro-life movement as well as one of America’s pre-eminent young pro-life activists. Walk co-chair Dolores Meehan told CalCatholic “The pro-life movement is never just a … [Read more...]

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News blackout

Agenda-driven mainstream media all but ignore West Coast Walk for Life COMMENTARY By Gibbons J. Cooney Special to California Catholic Daily The efforts required by San Francisco’s major media outlets to avoid covering the Walk for Life West Coast bordered on obsession. Any event that would bring 50,000+ persons to a demonstration, any event that would cause the … [Read more...]

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Break in the storm

Skies clear just in time for Walk for Life West Coast By Gibbons J. Cooney Special to California Catholic Daily Throughout the week leading up to San Francisco’s 8th Annual Walk for Life West Coast, weather forecasters had predicted the arrival of the first major storm of the season. The predictions seemed all too accurate as on Friday, Jan. 20, the storm roared into … [Read more...]

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7-hour trek

TAC students attend Mass for Unborn on campus, headed today for West Coast Walk for Life News release from Thomas Aquinas College NEWS FROM THE TRENCHES SANTA PAULA -- On Sunday, January 15, in advance of the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to legalize abortion in the United States, students at Thomas Aquinas College attended a Mass … [Read more...]

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Like refusing to look at a sonogram

San Francisco columnist says events like Walk For Life don’t change minds -- ignores history of pro-life converts News from the Trenches By Gibbons J. Cooney Special to California Catholic Daily According to a Jan. 17 column published in the San Francisco Chronicle, the annual Walk for Life West Coast is a big waste of time for both sides. Columnist C.W. Nevius … [Read more...]

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Common cause

A dozen Catholic bishops join Greek Orthodox priest and Baptist minister -- among others -- at this year’s Walk for Life West Coast By Gibbons J. Cooney Special to California Catholic Daily San Francisco’s 8th Annual Walk for Life West Coast on Jan. 21 should be the largest yet. It has certainly attracted the largest number of Catholic bishops ever. Preceding the … [Read more...]

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